10th Circuit in first decision on court of appeals level, finds chapter 13 trustee not entitled to retain fees paid if case not confirmed

In the first court of appeals ruling on the issue, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that chapter 13 trustees were not entitled to retain trustee fees in cases that were not confirmed. Goodman v. Doll (In re Doll), 2023 U.S. App. LEXIS 1073 (10th Cir., 18 January 2023). The case involved the usual…